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Pauline and the Robbers

I was tired, really tired. I wasn’t surprised since it was five am. I’d managed almost three hours sleep but knew that I was still going to pay for it later in the day. As it was I had no choice but to get up and get ready for work. With a groan I dragged myself out of bed and …

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The Many Adventures of Pauline

Pauline didn’t consider herself an ajebo (i.e. genteel) neither did she look down her nose when others engaged in unsavoury activities like spitting out of a moving car, digging for gold or blatantly adjusting underwear in full public glare (with the sagging and low cut jeans awash on the streets she doesn’t even consider that an issue any longer!). Her …

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Corridor: A Book Review

Title: Corridor Author: Robin Parrish Unpublished manuscript: Media edition version, 113 pages. In the first chapter the curiosity builds gradually, with a growing unease at the major character’s predicament. The second chapter reminded me of a sci-fi movie I watched years ago; invisible aliens talked with this child in his room and showed him things in various galaxies without him …

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Drama Queen

Talk about the embodiment of it…she’s just full of it! No, not that (what were you thinking huh?) her drama is far too rich (and excessive!) for my palate. In the most mundane of chores (washing clothes, plates, sweeping etc), going to church or even the mere act of eating has become something of a production; the entire universe must …

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Thanksgiving and Gratitude

I always thought it odd (and morbid) the slogan written on the back of long distance buses i.e. many have gone. Tragic as the statement is, it’s also true, inadequate precautions by motorists, dangerous driving, bad roads, accidents and the like have taken both passengers and drivers alike. Thus, for me apart from being a slogan it also serves as …

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